Orientation Objectives and Outcomes

Program Objectives

  1. Familiarize students with the mission and core values of UB.
  2. Students will be instilled with a sense of pride in their choice to attend UB.
  3. Engage university faculty, staff, current UB student leaders and administration in active planning, leadership, and implementation of the new student orientation program.
  4. Provide information about the policies, procedures, regulations, rights, and responsibilities governing UB.
  5. Create opportunities for incoming students to participate in social activities designed to acquaint them with their peers while introducing them to the diversity of cultures on campus and articulating the advantages and challenges of a diverse society.
  6. Provide new students with education, information, and guidance on how to manage the financial aspects of their education.
  7. Introduce students to the many clubs and other organizations available at UB.

Intended Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students are aware of university policies and procedures.
  2. Students are aware of what is expected of them academically and socially as a member of the UB community.
  3. Students are knowledgeable about where to go for critical university services that will help them to stay and succeed in college.
  4. Students are familiar with UB’s history, traditions, buildings, and future of the UB community.
  5. Students will have an understanding of the value of engaging in co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities available to them.